Fashion Institute of Technology: Ranking & Review

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New York Rank United States Rank World Rank
14 424 1465
Top 9%

Fashion Institute of Technology Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate47%42%48%
Enrolled undergraduates1,2631971,066
Enrolled total (including graduate students)8,8461,3687,478

2,518 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

183 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRequired
Admission test scoresNeither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Fashion Institute of Technology Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $23,428 $32,808
Off-campus $29,041 $38,421
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $13,945 and other expenses per full academic year.

Fashion Institute of Technology provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,300 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $6,670 $20,192
Fees for full-time undergraduates $793 $793
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $278 $841
Tuition for Full-time graduates $11,205 $22,898
Fees for full-time graduates $793 $793
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $467 $925

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Visual and Performing Arts 913 561 28 1,502
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 761 680 33 1,474
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 332 286 618
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 73 58 131
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 21 21
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 8 8
Grand Total2,0791,606693,754

A total of 3,685 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Fashion Institute of Technology.

At the master's level 69 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate77%69%78%
  • Full-time retention rate - 89%
  • Part-time retention rate - 44%

General info

Alternative namesFIT
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,127
Instructional FTE493
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and Contacts

Address227 W 27th St
New York, New York, 10001-5992
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population5,000,000+

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